4 Aug 2021
A big warm welcome and an even bigger thank you to VT Vet Services who has agreed to provide a generous sponsorship of our SHB(GB) foal grading series. We are delighted to have the backing of this veterinary group that is based in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire.
“As we share a common interest in breeding and young horses, we look forward to working alongside Sport Horse Breeding (GB) and supporting the new foal grading series,” said VT founder, director and vet Dr Helen Van Tuyll.
So far the highest scoring foal awarded a mark of 8.6 is Rachael Cowan’s Perfect Alibi by the SHB(GB) graded stallion Gemini Classic Opera out of Rachael’s 15-year-old coloured mare So Sweet. Irish-bred So Sweet of unknown breeding was successfully shown in coloured classes being placed at both Horse of the Year Show and the Royal International Horse Show.
The next opportunities for foal and mare gradings are;
15th August – Fenston Stud, Biggar, Lanarkshire by kind permission of Emma and Mark Johnston
25th August – New Hill Farm, Worsley Manchester
27th August – Catherston Stud, Nether Wallop, Hampshire
4th September – Millbryhill Stud, North Yorkshire
4th September - Langaller Stud, Bovey Tracey Devon
7th September – Woodcock Farm, Old Sodbury, South Gloucestershire by kind permission of Jason Fergusson. Venue is 3 miles north of Junction 18 M4 just off the A46
15th September - Classictop Stud, Crowborough, Sussex
All rules and entry forms can be found in the download section of this website.
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